Motorcyclist finds 19-year-old man shot to death in middle of SE Houston street, HPD says

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Friday, September 1, 2023
Motorcyclist finds man dead in middle of SE Houston street, HPD says
The man had been shot at least once, investigators said. Nearby residents told police they heard gunshots.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police are investigating after a 19-year-old man was found shot to death in the middle of the street in southeast Houston.

Houston police said a passing motorcyclist spotted the man in the middle of the road in the 3500 block of Swingle Road near Scott Street at 8:20 p.m. Thursday and called police.

The 19-year-old had been shot multiple times, investigators said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police were looking for witnesses and surveillance video.

HPD did not have any information on a possible suspect or motive. Investigators said it's unclear if the man was shot on Swingle Road or placed there.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.